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East Palo Alto Center for Community Media Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy was last updated: September 21, 2009

This Privacy Policy is effective as of: September 21, 2009

Thank you for visiting East Palo Alto Center for Community Media’s (“EPA Center”) Internet web site (“Site”) located at the URL: WWW.EPATODAY.ORG. This Privacy Policy details certain policies implemented throughout EPA Center governing EPA Center’s use of personally identifiable information about users of our Site. 

Privacy Policy Updates
Due to the Internet’s rapidly evolving nature, EPA Center may need to update this Privacy Policy from time to time.  If so, EPA Center will post its updated Privacy Policy on the Site on this page and post notice of the change so it is visible when users log-on for the first time after the change is posted so that you are always aware of what personally identifiable information we may collect and how we may use this information. EPA Center encourages you to review this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes.  Your continued use of this Site and/or continued provision of personally identifiable information to us will be subject to the terms of the then-current Privacy Policy.

Information Collection
You can generally visit our Site without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself.  However, in certain sections of this Site, we may invite you to contact us with questions or comments, request information, provide us with feedback or participate in blogs or message boards. Due to the nature of some of these activities, we may collect personally identifiable information such as your e-mail address and other information that you voluntarily transmit with your communications to us via e-mail, phone or in person. No other personal information will be requested from the user on any part of the epatoday.org site. You may also be required to submit personally identifiable information, including your name, credit card number and account information, address, phone and e-mail address in connection with any donations that you make through the Site.  We also may collect information about you and your use of our Site through your use of our Site.

Information Use
We may use your personally identifiable information to contact you to deliver certain information you have requested, to respond to your inquiries, to process your donations and to improve the content and general administration of the Site In addition EPA Center may also use your e-mail address to send you newsletters, notifications or other publications/communications directly related to the EPA Center and the East Palo Alto Today newspaper. You have the right to opt out of receiving any further emails from the EPA Center. We will not share your email address or any other personally identifiable information with third party sites or requestors.

Children's Privacy
EPA Center recognizes the privacy interests of children, and EPA Center encourages parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. The Site is not intended for children under the age of 13, and EPA Center endeavors not to collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. EPA Center targets its Site to adults and not to children under 13.

Aggregate Information
The Site may track the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, browser type, IP addresses and External Web Sites (defined below) linked to, and we may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, but such information will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information.  We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users’ movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. 

We may provide your personally identifiable information and aggregate information to the vendors and service agencies that we may engage to assist us in providing the Site. For example, we may provide your personally identifiable information to PayPal to process your donation.  We will also disclose your personally identifiable information: (a) if we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority or otherwise in cooperation with an investigation of a governmental authority, (b) to enforce the EPA Center Terms of Use or to including the investigation of potential violations thereof, or (c) to protect the rights, property or safety of EPA Center, its licensors and/or users of our Site.  We will not sell your personally identifiable information to any company or organization except we may transfer your personally identifiable information to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation or other corporate reorganization in which EPA Center participates or to a purchaser or acquirer of all or substantially all of EPA Center’s assets to which this Site relates.

Links to Third Party Sites
The Site may provide links to other Web sites or resources over which EPA Center does not have control (“External Web Sites”).  Such links do not constitute an endorsement by EPA Center of those External Web Sites.  You acknowledge that EPA Center is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and further agree that EPA Center is not responsible for the content of such External Web Sites.  Your use of External Web Sites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies located on the linked to External Web Sites.

Updating, Correcting and/or Deleting Personally Identifiable Information
EPA Center will provide its website users the ability to update or delete any personally identifiable information it has provided to EPA Center.
EPA Center provides you with the ability to review, correct and delete the contact information such as your e-mail address that you have provided to us.  If you wish to update, correct or delete any contact information you have provided to us, you may contact us by phone, email or mail at:

By e-mail:

By mail
East Palo Alto Center for Community Media
321 Bell Street
East Palo Alo, CA 94303
By phone:
(650)327-5846, ext. 311

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy please contact us via e-mail at the address set forth above.


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